A+E Networks partnered with Elizabeth Vargas, television journalist for 20/20 and ABC News, for an overall first-look development deal.

As part of the terms for the agreement, Vargas will become the face of the network’s new nonfiction journalistic banner, A&E Investigates. Alongside the network’s A+E Originals division, Vargas will also develop and produce nonfiction programming.

Initial projects scheduled for A&E Investigates include Cults and Extreme BeliefThe Plot Against AmericaChild Brides, and The Untitled Word of Faith Fellowship Project.